The Somerville Public Schools offers free pre-school for a limited number of children at the Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center.
Early Childhood Integrated Program (ECIP) Typically Developing Peer (TDP) Registration:
February 4, Early Childhood Integrated Program (ECIP) information meeting at the Capuano Early Childhood Center from 5:00-6:00 PM (150 Glen Street).
February 5, ECIP information meeting at Capuano from 9:00-10:00AM (150 Glen Street). Acceptance of applications for ECIP- Typically Developing Peers (TDP) program begins at Capuano at 10:00 AM.
February 18, Parent Information Center (PIC) starts conducting language assessments for incoming kindergarten students, speakers of other languages.
March 6, ECIP-TDP applications deadline
March 12, Lottery for ECIP Typically Developing Peers, 9:00 AM at the Capuano (150 Glen Street).
March 18 through March 20, 9:00AM - 11:00AM: Capuano School PK Open House (150 Glen Street); Argenziano School PK Open House (290 Washington Street); and West Somerville Neighborhood School PK Open House (177 Powderhouse Blvd.)
Registration for the SMILE Pre-school program at the Capuano Center, Argenziano School, West Somerville Neighborhood School, and the Winter Hill Community Innovation School begins on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM at the Parent Information Center (42 Prescott Street). Preschool applications must be completed by Thursday, May 1, 2014 to be considered for the first round of assignments. If the program is over-enrolled a lottery will be held May 7, 2014 at the Parent Information Center.
Important 2014 SMILE Pre-Kindergarten Registration Dates
March 18-20, 2014, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Open Houses will be held at the Argenziano School, Capuano Early Childhood Center, West Somerville Neighborhood School and Winter Hill Community Innovation School.
Pre-Kindergarten Registration will continue at the Parent Information Center (PIC) (42 Prescott Street) during the regular office hours:
- Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the PIC
- Friday 10:00AM - 4:00 PM
May 1, 2014: SMILE Pre-Kindergarten Registration Deadline
May 7, 2014: SMILE Pre-Kindergarten Registration Lottery (if the number of registration applications exceed the number of available seats). Letters will be mailed home after the lottery.